Share India’s Culture with Your Child

Our families are always interested in ideas about how to connect their adopted children with the cultures of their countries…

Four New Courses for Adoptive Families in May

April was a busy month for our Adoption Coaching and Training (ACT) Team! They launched a counseling service for adoptive…

Easter in Ethiopia

Last Sunday, April 16th, Ethiopians celebrated Easter, or “Fasika,” the word for Easter in Amharic.  This celebration occurred one week…

Another April Course for Adoptive Parents: “Mental Health Considerations”

America World is pleased to announce a second course for adoptive parents in April! On Tuesday, April 25th, from 7-8…

Wait Times Decrease for India Adoptions

By Lisa Adams-Reese, India Program Director The India program is pleased to report that the timelines for most families’ adoption…

Upcoming Course for Adoptive Parents: “Trauma-Related Behaviors”

Do you ever wonder how your adopted child’s past could be influencing their current behavior? If so, we have a…

Celebrating Holi in the U.S.

Holi is a Hindu festival celebrating the start of spring. Many people celebrate it worldwide, a national holiday in India….

Fond Memories of Holi in India

by Reena Kurapati I grew up in a small town called Jamshedpur, where Holi was a major festival. Because my…

Adopting a Child with Congenital Heart Defects: One Family’s Story

Over the years, America World has been honored to match children born with congenital heart defects with their forever families….

Knowing Someone Cares Makes All the Difference

by Kylie Sharp In 2006, my parents adopted me through America World from an orphanage in Guangdong Province, China. I now…